Applied Science Level 1 at Peterborough Regional College
This science course is ideal for school–leavers who are interested in a career in
bioscience, environmental science, food technology, forensic science, quality control and research, analytical science or education.
You will develop your skills and interest in science and learn practical skills as well as the related theory. The course will also develop your use of English and maths along with communication and teamwork.
Students study four mandatory core skills units which are: • Unit 1: Being organised • Unit 2: Developing a personal progression plan • Unit 3: Working with others • Unit 4: Researching a topic Science units will include a combination of biology, chemistry, physics and forensics subjects: (subject to change) • Unit 6: Carrying out a scientific experiment • Unit 7: Identifying variation in plants and animals • Unit 8: Measuring waves used in technology • Unit 10: Making a useful product • Unit 11: Cause of disease • Unit 12: Investigating crime scene evidence
No formal qualifications are required to study at this level.
On successful completion of this course and the achievement of English and maths at grade D/3 or equivalent functional skills you can progress on to Applied Science Level 2 and then on to Applied Science Level 3 or an Access to HE course.
You will be required to attend a Welcome Event – details will be provided upon application.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Peterborough Regional College directly.